Aug 17, 2020; Berea, Ohio, USA;  Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Jedrick Wills Jr. (71) works on his footwork during training camp at the Cleveland Browns training facility. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

News Articles

Browns rookie LT Wills (illness) out vs. Jets

Cleveland Browns starting rookie left tackle Jedrick Wills Jr. was downgraded to out for Sunday’s game versus the New York Jets.

Wills, who will miss the game due to an illness, was activated from the reserve/COVID list on Saturday. He was placed on the list as a close contact of a person outside the organization that tested positive.

Wills flew separately from the remainder of the team on Saturday night as a precaution, according to

The 2020 first-round draft pick (10th overall) out of Alabama has started all 14 games and played 97.6 percent of the team’s offensive snaps this season.

Kendall Lamm is expected to start in place of Wills, who becomes the seventh Browns player ruled out for this game because of either illness or COVID-19 protocols. He joins wide receivers Jarvis Landry, Rashard Higgins, rookie Donovan Peoples-Jones and KhaDarel Hodge as well as linebackers B.J. Goodson and Jacob Phillips.

Goodson tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, while the others were deemed high-risk contacts.

–Field Level Media

Field Level Media
Sport Writer & Editor
FLM has a North American focus while tying into regional and hyper-local resources – providing the ability to distribute compelling content through the writing of professional journalists. As the U.S. sports content provider to dozens of digital and print media publishers through strategic partnerships with the likes of Reuters and Nielsen Sports, FLM covers the nuts and bolts with a breaking news desk and game event coverage.

Upcoming Games

Aug 5th, 8:00 PM

Dallas +1.5 -110

Pittsburgh -1.5 -110


Aug 12th, 7:30 PM

Washington -2 -110

New England +2 -110


Aug 12th, 7:30 PM

Pittsburgh +1 -110

Philadelphia -1 -110